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Pschology

TermDefinition
Major Depression Disorder A Mood disorder AKA MDD AKA Common Cold . Symptoms include Down Cast mood, changes in appetite and sleep patterns, loss of interest
Bi Polar Disorder Moods Disorder in which mood alternates between two extreme poles
Obsesessive Compulsive Disorder Anxiety disorder that maybe at least temporarily relieved by performance of the compulsion. Recurrent Obsessions/ Repetitive behaviors that persons feel compelled to perform.
Borderline Personality Disorder A Personality disorder characterized by failure to develop a stable self image by a pattern of tumultuous moods and stormy relationships with others . Also has trouble with impulsive behaviors. Cuts oneself..
Anti Social Disorder A personality disorder indicated by a pattern of antisocial and irresponsible behavior . A flagrant disregard for the interest of feelings of others , lack of remorse for wrong doing.
Paranoid Schizophrenia A type of schizophrenia characterized primarily by delusions-commonly persecution-and by vivid hullucinations
Conversion Disorder A type of Somataform Disorder. A rare disorder characterized by a major change in or loss of . Coverts the mental problem into a physicalproblem
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD can be a time lapsed reaction. Anxiety related symptoms. Sleep problems, irritable, outburst, difficulty focusing, extreme vigilance, exaggerated startle to noise
Acute Stress Disorder ASD Feeling on anxiety and helplessness during the 1st mnth following exposure to an traumadic event, can turn into PTSD
Panic Disorder Anxiety that originaly is brought on randomly. Eventually assoc by cues. Feels like heart attack. Short breathe, nausea, sweating, numbness, chilling, losing control, going crazy etc
Specified Phobia Anxiety - Excessive fear of particular objects or situations
Psycho dynamic / Psychoanalysis Therapy Psychodynamic (Modern) Briefer, more direct, f2f, focuses on defenses & transference Psychoanalysis - therapy that takes time, ex free assoc, dream analiyss
Cognitive Theory Therapy that focus on how clients cognition's lead to distress and may be modified to relieve distress & promote adaptive bahvior
Humanastic Theory Theory that people are capable of free choice, self full fillment & ethical behavior ex: self actualisation
Delusion False unshakable beliefs
Hullucination Sensory experiences without the stimuli: Hearing voices, seeing things that are not there
Cancer stats for women Diag of cancer all sites :1/3, diag breast 1/7. Lung cancer death higher than breast cancer.
Factors that contribute to heart disease Age & family history. Phsiological condition, lifestyle factors, type of behavior, negative emotion, job strain
Criteria for determining Abnormal behavior Unusualness, Faulty perception and interpretation, significant personal distress, self defeating, Dangerous, Social unacceptability
Widely used treatment for Alcohol Dependancy cognitive behavior treatment AA
Negative symptoms and side effects of drugs Heart attack, nervouse system issues, death, memory loss, nervous/jitters, kidney failure, depression
Leading cause of death in the U.S Heart Disease
Self Esteem Self approval Ones self respect
Self Concept Perception of oneself Includes Self esteem and Ones ideals
Examples of Stimulants Nicotine, cocaine, LSD, Amphetamine, Ecstasy
Ex: of Opionids Meth, Herion, Morphine
Tolerance A bodies habituation to a drug
Substance abuse A cont use of a drug despite the knowledge that it is dangerous
Substance dependance Shown by signs such as withdraw, tolerance and persistance
Bulimia Nervosa Eating disorder : Binge eating, purging, and ove rconcern of body weight & shape
Anorexia Nervosa Fear of weight gain, Abnormal weight loss, Distorted body image , lack of menestruation
Autonomic Nervous sytstem Part of the nervous system that regulates glands and involuntary activities such as heartbeat , digestion, respiration, pupils
State Anxiety A temp condition of anxiety that may be attributed to a specific condition
Trait Anxiety Anxiety represented as a persistent trait
Sympathetic Division A division in the ANS that is active during the bodies response to anxiety/fear. It exhaust the energy reserves
Parasympathetic Division The division of the ANS that is most active during processes that restore the bodies reserve of energy, such as digestion
Insomnia A disorder characterized by persistent difficulty in falling or remainigasleep
How long do most ppl sleep 6hrs or less.Recommended 7-9 hrs
How many Americans are overweights 2 out of 3 adults
Aerobic -vs- Anaerobic excercise Aerobic requires sustained increase in oxygen consumption (Riding, biking etc) Anaerobic does not (weightlifting)
Sympathetic division The division of the ANS is most active during the bodies activities and emotional responses such as anxiety and fear. It spends the bodys energy reserves
High Density Lipods HDL Good Cholesterol that helps sweep away artery blocking fat deposits
Low Density Lipods LDL harmful form of blood cholesterol
Factors that contribute to health/Illness by catagory Biological, Psychological & Culteral domain & interactions
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